Explore the fascinating story of Rycote Park through our timeline.
Learn more about Rycote's medieval origins, the rise and decline of the great Tudor mansion, its royal visitors and its place in local and British history.
A 'valiant and warlike progeny': The Norris brothers of Rycote
The contemporary historian William Camden praised Rycote as being “most renowned for that right valiant and warlike progenie”.
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The English Civil Wars and Interregnum
In June 1643, the Parliamentarian officer Sir Samuel Luke was sent intelligence of Royalist horse being located at and around Rycote...
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